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  • Graduate Certificate in Health Care Compliance

    Overview

    The accredited online Graduate Certificate in Health Care Compliance offered by Drexel’s Thomas R. Kline School of Law provides professionals working for organizations, institutions and individuals who deliver health care services with the tools to ensure that state and federal regulatory requirements are being met. Courses cover health care regulations, policies, malpractice and insurance tort reform, and other critical issues.

    The certificate is a post-baccalaureate non-degree program designed to develop and improve career related skills in the focused area of health care compliance. Ideal candidates include those working in the health care field who would benefit from focused legal knowledge regarding compliance, as well as those seeking career changes.

    Drexel also offers a Master of Legal Studies with a concentration in Health Care Compliance.

    Program Features

    • Courses taught by the Kline School of Law faculty
    • Curriculum includes general law courses, focused training in ethics and compliance, and in-depth study of crucial issues in health care regulation
    • Special tuition plans for employees and members of partner organizations

    Online Open House

    View the recording of our Legal Studies Online Open House to learn more about our programs and find out why Drexel is the right choice for you.

    Accreditation

    The Thomas R. Kline School of Law Master of Legal Studies – Health Care Compliance Specialization and Graduate Certificate in Health Care Compliance programs are accredited by the Compliance Certification Board (CCB)®. Many employers are now requiring CCB certification for compliance related positions. The CCB offers certification in the following areas:

    • Certified in Healthcare Compliance (CHC)®
    • Certified in Healthcare Research Compliance (CHRC)®
    • Certified in Healthcare Privacy Compliance (CHPC)®
    • Certified Compliance and Ethics Professional (CCEP)®
    • Certified Compliance and Ethics Professional International (CCEP-I)®

    CCB Exam Eligibility: Completion of Drexel’s Master of Legal Studies or Graduate Certificate in Health Care Compliance programs with a GPA of 3.0 or higher fulfills the professional work experience and continuing education units (CEU) requirements within applicable eligibility time frames per candidate handbook, allowing you to be eligible to sit for a CCB exam. Learn more about the CCB.


    State restrictions may apply to some programs. Learn more.

    Curriculum

    LSTU 501SCompliance Skills: Auditing, Investigation & Reporting3.0
    LSTU 504SHealth Care Rules and Regulations3.0
    LSTU 505SHealth Care Quality, Patient Safety and Risk Management3.0
    LSTU 506SPatients and Privacy: HIPAA and Related Regulations3.0
    LSTU 507SRisk Assessment and Management 3.0
    Total Credits15.0

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    Admissions Criteria

    • A bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution

    Required Documents

    With multiple ways to submit documents, Drexel makes it easy to complete your application. Learn more by visiting our Completing Your Application Guide.

    • A completed application
    • Official transcripts from all universities or colleges and other post-secondary educational institutions (including trade schools) attended 
    • Resume
    • Additional requirements for International Students

    Tuition

    The tuition rate for the academic year 2017-2018 is $1200 per credit.


    • This rate applies only to new online students.
      • Students being readmitted to Drexel University must contact applyDUonline@drexel.edu within the first two weeks of the term to request tuition savings for which they qualify.
    • This program is not eligible for Financial Aid.
    • Special tuition rates available for Drexel University Alumni, Military members, and members of our Partner Organizations.
    • Special rates cannot be combined. If you qualify for more than one special rate, you'll be given the one with the largest savings.
    • When receiving special tuition plans with Drexel University Online, you may not combine them with other tuition benefits that may be available from Drexel University.

     

    Academic Calendar

    2016 - 2017 Academic Year

    Term 
    Classes Begin 
    Classes End 

    Fall 2016     

    August 22, 2016

    December 15, 2016

    Spring 2017 

    January 9, 2017

    May 5, 2017

    Summer 2017 

    May 22, 2017

    July 28, 2017


    2017 - 2018 Academic Year

    Term 
    Classes Begin 
    Classes End 

    Fall 2017     

    August 21, 2017

    December 14, 2017

    Spring 2018 

    January 8, 2018

    May 4, 2018

    Summer 2018 

    May 21, 2018

    August 3, 2018

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